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Edinburgh International Festival to Celebrate Nam June Paik on The Space, 8/8Edinburgh International Festival to Celebrate Nam June Paik on The Space, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

In association with the Edinburgh International Festival, The Space (www.thespace.org), the free, digital arts service from Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC, is to present a retrospective of seminal artist Nam June Paik's workfrom Thursday, 8 August. It coincides with a major exhibition, TRANSMITTED LIVE: - NAM JUNE PAIK RESOUNDS, opening at the University of Edinburgh's Talbot Rice Gallery, as part of this year's Edinburgh International Festival. The exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of Paik's first solo show, EXPOSITION OF MUSIC - ELECTRONIC TELEVISION (Wuppertal 1963) when the artist brought television into the realm of art for the very first time. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Northrop Theatre's 2013-14 Dance SeasonTickets on Sale Today for Northrop Theatre's 2013-14 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Northrop at the University of Minnesota announces single tickets go on-sale today, August 5 for its 2013-14 Northrop Season, which features world-class dance, including copresentations with The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University's Women of Substance and Walker Art Center. Single tickets will be sold through each venue. Series packages continue to be on sale through Northrop. (more...)

New York City Ballet to Open Season with SWAN LAKE; Tickets on Sale NowNew York City Ballet to Open Season with SWAN LAKE; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

New York City Ballet will open its 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, September 17 with six performances of Peter Martins' full-length production of SWAN LAKE. Set to Tschaikovsky's score and featuring sets and costumes by the acclaimed Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the production was last performed by NYCB in the fall of 2011 to sold-out houses. (more...)

NYC Ballet Opens with SWAN LAKE, 9/17; Full Season Announced!NYC Ballet Opens with SWAN LAKE, 9/17; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

New York City Ballet will open its 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, September 17 with six performances of Peter Martins' full-length production of Swan Lake. Set to Tschaikovsky's score and featuring sets and costumes by the acclaimed Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the production was last performed by NYCB in the fall of 2011 to sold-out houses. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for 7/17-8/3BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for 7/17-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

From July 17 through August 3, 2013, MASS MoCA (the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA) explodes with the sounds of the 12th Annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time. A three-week intensive of public performances, recitals, and lectures, the Festival will be attended by over 50 cutting-edge composers and performers from around the globe, including 37 fellows selected from a pool of over 250 applicants from 17 countries. (more...)

Washington D.C. Festival Celebrating Dutch Composer Louis Andriessen Set for April 6-13, 2014Washington D.C. Festival Celebrating Dutch Composer Louis Andriessen Set for April 6-13, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Today, five Washington, D.C. area organizations, including The Atlas Performing Arts Center, Great Noise Ensemble, National Gallery of Art, Strathmore, and Shenandoah Conservatory, announce Andriessen 75, a week-long festival from April 6-13, 2014, celebrating the music of the beloved Dutch composer Louis Andriessen on the occasion of his 75th birthday. (more...)

PERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills, 8/17PERFECT LIVES Gets Site-Specific Production in the Catskills, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

On August 17, Mount Tremper Arts will present a daylong, site-specific performance of Robert Ashley's 1983 landmark opera Perfect Lives. Adapted by composer-performer collective Varispeed, the performance consists of seven half-hour episodes staged throughout the Catskills. Performances are free and begin at 11am at Woodstock Village Green, a local park in Woodstock, NY. The final episode will take place at Sportsman's Alamo Cantina, a bar on Main Street in Phoenicia, NY. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, 1/30Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

On Thursday, January 30 and Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00pm, Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, a two-night percussion extravaganza that will encompass the world of solo percussion composition from its beginnings in the 1950's avant-garde, to the current day. (more...)

Boston-Based ODYSSEY OPERA Company to Present Inaugural Season this FallBoston-Based ODYSSEY OPERA Company to Present Inaugural Season this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

ODYSSEY OPERA, a new, Boston-based opera company dedicated to presenting adventurous repertoire, today announced its launch. Founded by Gil Rose, a leader of the classical music scene, Odyssey debuts Sunday, September 15th at Boston's Jordan Hall with an ambitious performance by world-class artists of Wagner's "Rienzi". (more...)

Justin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA, Beg. TodayJustin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse announced the full schedule for its new summer festival, CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA - Summer Spectacle & Comic Calamity, created and directed by Stefan Haves. Mainstage feature acts will include two performances of magician/entertainer Justin Willman's Tricked Out, Frank Ferrante's one-man show An Evening With Groucho and a special night with some of the greatest magicians of The Magic Castle. Road to Palooza: A Variety Show Spectacular will also be a Mainstage event for five performances featuring a number of the amazing acts playing the festival and rotating special guest performers. The Carrie Hamilton Theatre will host an eclectic variety of specialty acts over the three-week period. The CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA festival will launch today, July 19 and perform through August 11, 2013. (more...)

Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School, Now thru 7/21Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School, Now thru 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

The Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School - taking place today, July 18 through Sunday July 21, 2013 - celebrates the first year of the Sound It Out series at Greenwich House, along with raising money for the venerable music school. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for Now thru 8/3BANG ON A CAN's 12th Annual Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA Set for Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

From tonight, July 17 through August 3, 2013, MASS MoCA (the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA) explodes with the sounds of the 12th Annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time. A three-week intensive of public performances, recitals, and lectures, the Festival will be attended by over 50 cutting-edge composers and performers from around the globe, including 37 fellows selected from a pool of over 250 applicants from 17 countries. (more...)

Symphony Space Announces Krzystof Penderecki and More for 2013 - 2014 Music SeasonSymphony Space Announces Krzystof Penderecki and More for 2013 - 2014 Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Symphony Space, New York's home for innovative and diverse cultural programming on the Upper West Side, celebrates its 35th season of Music programs in 2013-14 with a stellar array of artists in imaginative, thought-provoking presentations. Curated by Artistic Director Laura Kaminsky, the offerings range from marathon celebrations to intimate recitals, encompassing a rich variety of musical styles. Highlights include a visit from Krzysztof Penderecki, October 25; the fifth THE MUSIC OF NOW MARATHON, with the dream-inspired theme of 'REM: Rapid Ear Movement,' February 1; and appearances by Dar Williams, Tom Paxton, Christine Lavin, and other icons of folk/acoustic music. Capping the season is SLEEPING AROUND, a multidisciplinary festival celebrating the culture, history, art, scene, and scandal of New York's most famous hotels, highlighted by WALL TO WALL SLEEPING AROUND on May 3. (more...)

Justin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA; Lineup Announced!Justin Willman, ROAD TO PALOOZA Variety Show and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse announced the full schedule for its new summer festival, CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA - Summer Spectacle & Comic Calamity, created and directed by Stefan Haves. Mainstage feature acts will include two performances of magician/entertainer Justin Willman's Tricked Out, Frank Ferrante's one-man show An Evening With Groucho and a special night with some of the greatest magicians of The Magic Castle. Road to Palooza: A Variety Show Spectacular will also be a Mainstage event for five performances featuring a number of the amazing acts playing the festival and rotating special guest performers. The Carrie Hamilton Theatre will host an eclectic variety of specialty acts over the three-week period. The CIRQUE-A-PALOOZA festival will launch on July 19 and perform through August 11, 2013. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Kick Off 2013 Classical Season with Two Concerts Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, 7/9 & 11Hollywood Bowl to Kick Off 2013 Classical Season with Two Concerts Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, 7/9 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's classical season at the Hollywood Bowl opens with celebrated conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in Mahler's Second Symphony ('Resurrection') with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and soprano Kiera Duffy and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke,Tuesday, July 9, at 8 pm. Tilson Thomas continues the opening week of the Bowl classical season, leading one of the world's greatest violinists, Gil Shaham, in Sibelius' Violin Concerto, Today, July 11, at 8 pm. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off 2013 Classical Season with Concert Led by Michael Tilson Thomas TonightHollywood Bowl Kicks Off 2013 Classical Season with Concert Led by Michael Tilson Thomas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's classical season at the Hollywood Bowl opens with celebrated conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in Mahler's Second Symphony ('Resurrection') with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and soprano Kiera Duffy and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tonight, July 9, at 8 pm. Tilson Thomas continues the opening week of the Bowl classical season, leading one of the world's greatest violinists, Gil Shaham, in Sibelius' Violin Concerto, Thursday, July 11, at 8 pm. (more...)

Spectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. TodaySpectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013

Spectrum has announced Retes, a new collaborative series on the first Today of each month at 7pm, beginning July 7th. Curated by composer and choreographic pianist, Eleonor Sandresky, the series will feature collaborations with fellow composer/performers. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Kick Off 2013 Classical Season with Two Concerts Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, 7/9 & 11Hollywood Bowl to Kick Off 2013 Classical Season with Two Concerts Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, 7/9 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's classical season at the Hollywood Bowl opens with celebrated conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in Mahler's Second Symphony ('Resurrection') with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and soprano Kiera Duffy and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke,Tuesday, July 9, at 8 pm. Tilson Thomas continues the opening week of the Bowl classical season, leading one of the world's greatest violinists, Gil Shaham, in Sibelius' Violin Concerto, Thursday, July 11, at 8 pm. (more...)

Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School July 18-21Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School July 18-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

The Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival & Fundraiser for Greenwich House Music School - taking place Thursday July 18 through Sunday July 21, 2013 - celebrates the first year of the Sound It Out series at Greenwich House, along with raising money for the venerable music school. (more...)

New York City Ballet Presents Fall Gala - Three World Premieres, Costumes by Iris van Herpen, Prabal Gurung & More, 9/19New York City Ballet Presents Fall Gala - Three World Premieres, Costumes by Iris van Herpen, Prabal Gurung & More, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

New York City Ballet's annual Fall Gala will celebrate dance and fashion with three world premiere ballets, and costumes designed by some of the fashion world's most exciting talents. The one-time-only gala evening will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2013, and this year's participants include choreographers Benjamin Millepied, in collaboration with the Dutch designer Iris van Herpen; Justin Peck, who will create a new ballet featuring costumes by the acclaimed New York-based fashion designer Prabal Gurung; and Angelin Preljocaj, who will work with Olivier Theyskens, the Belgian-born designer who is the Artistic Director of the American fashion house Theory. (more...)

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